With the shift away from planned preventative maintenance (PPM) to condition-based maintenance (CBM) making the availability of stock direct and just-in-time to the engineer even more critical.
But with so many different parts and volume of suppliers, managing this is a huge challenge.
At a time when hard services roles are facing a critical skill shortage and qualified engineers are in short supply, paying engineers to drive to and from wholesalers to collect spare parts is non-sensical, yet in our independent research of FM Providers, this is the typical way of working for many of the largest companies.
This issue led to FM providers to give an average satisfaction rating for engineer productivity of 6.3 out of 10.
ByBox simplify this process so that engineers can fix plant instead of shopping for parts.